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righteous

(ˈrɑɪtʃəs)
mod. good; of good quality. (Originally black.) She is a righteous mama.

righteous collar

n. a justifiable arrest. (As opposed to a setup or a frame.) Spike was taken in, and the gang agreed it was a righteous collar. Mooshoo was caught red-handed.
See also: collar, righteous
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CARDIFF County Council has a policy of self righteously calling on the public to act responsibly with regard to recycling their rubbish.
Then I realized I am prone to righteously dangerous anger against various stripes of nitwits.
However, reliving those good old days came to a disturbing halt, as I became righteously disgusted by Mr.
Moreover, when one of the corporately underwritten political parties who run this country gets us into a quagmire of a war, and the other corporately underwritten political parties can't get us out, I think all of us are entitled to be righteously, Old Testament Yahwehly, smite-them-with-a-thunderboltly pissed off.
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Providing art students and scholars with an in-depth understanding of the history and comprehensive production of their eclectic and contemporary artistry, Arthur Mathews and Lucia Mathews are presented as artists who were progressive for their time, and this 272-page compendium of their work righteously and validly expresses the entirety of what truths, beauties and gentle intricacies they strove for.
We may be "a gentle, angry people," as Holly Near once sang, but we won't be fully free until we also wield weapons righteously.
With Latin jazz now being righteously recognized worldwide as one of the legitimate expressions of music heard around the world, Puerto Rican flutist/composer/arranger/bandleader Carlos Jimenez debuts with Arriving.
Is not a season of suffering righteously to be prized as much or more than a season of grace?
And of course Condoleezza Rice is free to be as unprogressive as she wants to be; my point is that the Bush Administration's spin--and really, Stanley, I am not so naive as to think it has anything to do with her on some personal level--has very deftly constructed an icon of Rice as righteously precocious little girl frozen in an untouchable time warp of 1963.
As societies, we can righteously demonize other people, once we have declared them as "enemies.
The divine oracle has a wisdom flavor, contrasting the righteously ruling king with unspecified "good-for-nothings.
There is a maximum capacity that an environmental system can tolerate, and we exceed it righteously all the time.
The author's real heroine is her grandmother, born in 1903, a woman who was 'tiny, sour and righteously defensive .